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Adjective gambling has 1 sense
- dissipated, betting, card-playing, gambling, sporting - preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies"
Antonym: nonindulgent (indirect, via indulgent)
Noun gambling has 1 sense
- gambling, gaming, play - the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize); "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"
--1 is a kind of diversion, recreation; vice
--1 has particulars:
Verb gamble has 2 senses
- gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance - take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
--1 is one way to try, seek, attempt, essay, assay
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
- gamble - play games for money
--2 is one way to play